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When the Spanish flu arrived in the Holy Land

Adapted from an article by Amit Naor, National Library of Israel “Avoid crowded gatherings in closed places; avoid contact with others as much as possible, don’t...

Jewfro, yiddo and farkakte are now all officially English

It’s amazing how many words are added to the Oxford English Dictionary every year. It appears to range between 500-1,000! English, unlike other languages, is...

The chamber of the UN Human Rights Council (Wikimedia)

The anatomy of a blacklist

If there were an ounce of doubt that the UN is fundamentally anti-Israel, the publication yesterday of a blacklist of 112 mostly Israeli companies erased it. We say this...

Joan Nathan's Seven Sacred Species Salad.

Tu b’Shevat is here: Seven Species salad [recipe]

As we read Tehilla Goldberg’s column this week, one thought came immediately to mind: Joan Nathan’s Seven Species Salad. You see Goldberg shares her Tu b’Shevat...

World leaders gather to mark 75th anniversary of Auschwitz liberation [VIDEO]

Earlier today in Israel, at the Yad Vashem Memorial in Jerusalem, world leaders gathered to mark the 75th anniversary of the liberation of Auschweitz-Birkenau on January...

‘1917’

At a minimum “1917” gives US audiences an insight into WW I, which is no small thing. Because the US only joined the war in its final stage, Americans don’t know...

‘The Spy’ is a remarkable story of bravery, sacrifice

If you’re looking for a good January Netflix watch, look no further than “The Spy.” It is the thrilling, knife’s edge tale of an Israeli spy who rose to the top...

Chanukah songs from across the globe

It’s halfway through Chanukah, so maybe by now you’ve had your fill of holiday treats — after all, latkes and sufganiyot aren’t exactly known for being light...

Beyond sour cream vs. applesauce

There’s an all-important debate that sets in this time of year: sour cream or applesauce? That’s right, with the first Chanukah candle mere days away, thought have...

Friends like these…

With friends like these who needs enemies? JTA reports: The Satmar Rebbe distributed $5 million to 150 anti-Zionist institutions Zalman Teitelbaum was in Israel to...